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Monday 20 April 2015


 Comedy Fest Teaser: Neil Thornton
Posted in: Performance  20th April 2015
Neil Thornton is a bear from New York City currently living in Wellington with his husband, and making waves on the comedy circuit. Check out his 'After Hours' set here.


 Comedy Fest teaser: DeAnne Smith
Posted in: Performance  18th April 2015
Canadian-American lesbian comedian DeAnne Smith is bringing her show Get Into It to the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Check out some of her stand-up here.


 A Rainbow of Manifestos!
Posted in: Comment  17th April 2015
Craig Young was somewhat surprised to see that British political parties still produce election manifestos.


 Becoming mums part one: hi baby!
Posted in: True Stories  16th April 2015
"Seeing our baby at an ultrasound for the first time is one of the most astounding experiences of my life so far," writes Jacqui Stanford, who is embarking on the journey of becoming a mum.


 Rent's coming to Papakura
Posted in: Performance  15th April 2015
The Papakura Theatre Company is bringing Rent to the stage next month. Luke Ellery, who plays Angel, tells us why he loves the musical so much.


 Hazing Mr Gay New Zealand
Posted in: Our Communities  14th April 2015
Lars says he was stunned to come across a video with Mr Gay NZ facing 'mandatory hazing'. LYC says the video is a parody of the Bieber roast video which is reaching its target audience.


 Obituary: Vern Keller
Posted in: Community  12th April 2015
At work for the NZ AIDS Foundation and in his private live where he was "Uncle Vern to a string of kids, Vern Keller was kind, loyal, generous, and professional.


 Trailer: Grace and Frankie
Posted in: Television  12th April 2015
In upcoming Netflix show Grace and Frankie, characters played by Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin find out their husbands are in love with each other!


 Orange is the New Black season three trailer
Posted in: Television  10th April 2015
The women of Litchfield will be back in June! Here is a sneak peek at what's coming in season three of the hit show.


 Rediscovering James Courage
Posted in: Books  9th April 2015
A new collection has been published to raise awareness about a man who could be considered New Zealand’s own Oscar Wilde, James Courage, our very own gay, but sidelined, literary icon.


 HIV antibody trial has a breakthrough
Posted in: International News, HIV  9th April 2015
A new HIV treatment using a synthetic antibody has led to a 300-fold reduction in patients’ viral loads in trials.


 The FAFSWAG Pre-ball is coming!
Posted in: Events  8th April 2015
The awesome FAFSWAG team have announced a vogue battle will be held this Saturday night. They’ve put together a video to tell you all about it.


 Watch: George Takei’s new reality series
Posted in: Entertainment  8th April 2015
The gay king of social media George Takei has launched a new YouTube reality series with his husband Brad Takei, “It Takeis Two”. Check out the first episode here.


 Ballot Boxing
Posted in: Comment  8th April 2015
Nigeria, Northland and New South Wales went to the polls recently. How were LGBT interests dealt with in each jurisdiction?


 Meet: Mr Gay Wellington 2015 Bernard Lee
Posted in: Hall of Fame  8th April 2015
New Mr Gay Wellington Bernard Lee is a 28-year-old who grew up in Borneo. He tells about coming out to his mum, and what winning the title means to someone who is generally a bit of an introvert.